Larger Than Life (Big Pun Cover Story 1998)


As The Source looks back on the life of Christopher Rios, check out his 2000 cover story as we discuss whether or not The Crusher’s last days could’ve been prevented. March, 1998: An industry slumber party “Big Pun is just another Spanish rapper,” an unidentified A&R man shares with some of his music industry colleagues […]

Mr. Mecca Offers Up The #JBF

MrMecc is gearing up for the release of his upcoming mixtape, I Can Explain, and leaked this promotional video #JBF Kit, Part 1 Morning Coffee.  REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Advertisement

(Video) Brianna Perry – ‘Reality Show’

   REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS The tough on the lyrics, but easy on the eyes MC Brianna Perry follows up her “Marilyn Monroe” single with “Reality Show.” Check it out.  Advertisement

Video: T.I., Iggy Azalea, Trae The Truth & D.O.P.E. In The Studio

REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS After getting Iggy Azalea’s 3 little digs last week, T.I. gives his own while at 3LD HQ with the Aussie sensation who’s debut LP he’s executive producing. Tip keeps it simple with his list and then introduces some of Grand Hustles newest signees, D.O.P.E. With a highly successfull marquee […]

Rostrum Records’ Newest Songstress, Vali, Releases ‘Polaroid’

Joining the uber succesful artist Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller, urban pop songstress Vali has signed to Rostrum Records. The New York City born beauty is a graduate of the world famous LaGuardia High School (home to Nicki Minaj, Azalea Banks, Kelis and Jean Grae) and went on tot land roles in “Hairspray,” and “The […]

The Source #251 Issue Release Party with 2 Chainz

   REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS In case you missed the big party last week, check out the footage from last week when 2 Chainz, Karen Civil, Charlamagne The God, Tahiry, Angela Yee, and more stopped through to celebrate the release of the #251 issue of The Source.  Advertisement

Travis Porter Invade Yale Universtiy

   REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS The prestigious, Ivy League Universtiy played home to the party animals known as Travis Porter a few days ago. Who knew that Yale got down like this?  Advertisement

Lil’ Wayne And His Million Dollar Headphones Crash All-Star Weekend

Sports enthusiast and YMCMB head honcho, Lil’ Wayne took court side with Nicki Minaj and Drake last night at the NBA All Star Game. After sharing a smooch with Queen Nicki and rocking these diamond encrusted headphones made by Beats By Dre, he was seen hamming it up with All Star MVP Kevin Durant after […]

Wiz Khalifa’s Taylor Allderdice Listening Party

Last night, Wiz Khalifa and the Taylor Gang held a special Sunday evening listening session for his newest mixtape entitled Taylor Allderdice. It is rare for a listening session to occcur on a Sunday, but to be fair, this was not your typical listening session. This was a straight up party. After speaking to the […]

Behind The Machine: Dave Lighty

1. What’s up Dave! Can you tell the Source how you broke into the music business and was it all what you expected it to be? REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Well I broke into the music industry thanks to my brother Chris by constantly being around the scene. I would come visit my brother […]

Bow Wow Speaks On Longevity In Hip-Hop

    REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Bow Wow visits TheSource.com and checks out some vintage Source covers while speaking about his history with Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri and more.  Advertisement

2 Chainz At The Source’s Issue Release Party

   REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS 2 Chainz rolled through to Club Rebel to celebrate the release of the Coming Of Age issue featuring Mac Miller, Tyga, and himself. In this video, he speaks with Supa Laura about his appreciation for scoring the cover, and more.  Advertisement

Video: The Dream – ROC

  REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS The Dream came to party in his new video for “ROC.” The Love, IV: Diary Of A Madman, is coming soon.  Advertisement

Teflon Braun: NL MVP Wins Drug Test Appeal

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder and reigning National League MVP, Ryan Braun won his appeal of a positive drug test and will not be serving a 50-game suspension. The day before Braun as scehduled to show up for Spring Training, MLB Vice President Rob Manfred released this statement: REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS “Major League Baseball […]

Chris Brown’s Latest Dust-up Can Possibly Lead To Jailtime

Chris Brown has been accused of angrily snatching a girl’s iPhone out side a Miami Nightclub this past weekend and driving off with it, reports NBC Miami. A rep for the Miami Beach Police Department say 24-year-old Christal Spann filed a police report Sunday for “robbery by snatching,” claiming she followed Chris and Source Magazine […]

ALSO – ‘My Life On The Road’

ALSO – My Life On The Road (Official Video) from ALSOmc on Vimeo. ‘ REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS My Life On The Road is the first official video off ALSO’s Through My Eyes Vol.III Mixtape. Advertisement

Album: Honors English – State Of The Art

  REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Up-and-coming MC Honors English drops this quality effort for free .99 courtesy of his own website. Features include Lupe Fiasco, Karina Paison, Freeway Rick Ross and The Mad Violinist. All tracks are produced by the Grammy-Award winning Needlz. Advertisement Download: Honors English – State Of The Art

Tinker Hatfield Shares His Michael Jordan Stories

As TheSource.com celebrates the 49th birthday of one of the most important icons in pop culture, we recently had the chance to talk with one of the most important people to MIchael Jordan’s legacy, Tinker Hatfield. The world knows all about Michael Jordan’s on the court exploits, but not many people may have been as […]

The NBA Dunk Contest Won’t Suck…Here’s Why

The lack of superstars have hurt the mass appeal of the NBA Slam Dunk Contest. However, if you just like really awesome dunks and a good show, this might be a sight to see. Click the slideshow to check out some of this year’s participants and their best work from above the rim. They might […]

J. Cole and Common Will Participate In NBA All Star Celebrity Game

   REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS Light-skinned mic checkers and hoop fanatics will take it to the hardwood All-Star Weekend in Orlando next weekend. In these videos, Common and J.Cole announce their intentions to participate in the Celebrity All Star Game.  Advertisement